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A Bubble Burst
A Bubble Burst Sented by Paul

How a Stock Exchange Scare Dislocated the Life of the Empire For Two Days, a story in the "Doom of London" series in which the author sounds the clarion call of potential disasters that my befall the great city. Here, it is the tale of an investment "bubble", an irrational exuberance for buying shares of South African gold mining stocks. Excerpts: "From the highest to the lowest everybody was investing their savings in South Africa. ... In other words, there was a tremendous 'boom.' Nothing like it had ever been seen in the history of commerce.

In the Penal Colony
In the Penal Colony Sented by Musa

"In the Penal Colony" ("In der Strafkolonie") (also translated as "In the Penal Settlement") is a short story by Franz Kafka written in German in October 1914, revised in November 1918, and first published in October 1919.The story is set in an unnamed penal colony.

Missing Link
Missing Link Sented by Sarah Gerdes

"Missing Link" is vintage Frank Herbert. It tells the story of Lewis Orne, junior I-A field man, on the planet Gienah III.

Winter Dreams
Winter Dreams Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Winter Dreams first appeared in the Metropolitan magazine in 1922, and is considered by many to be one of Fitzgerald's finest short stories.

The Sensible Thing
The Sensible Thing Sented by Musa

This 1924 short story borrows from the common plot and themes of Fitzgerald's work. In this story, George O'Kelly, an aspiring engineer turned insurance salesman, fights to recapture the love of Jonquil Cary.

The Pat Hobby Stories
The Pat Hobby Stories Sented by Paul

A fascinating study in self-satire that brings to life the Hollywood years of F. Scott Fitzgerald The setting: Hollywood: the character: Pat Hobby, a down-and-out screenwriter trying to break back into show business, but having better luck getting into bars.

The Lees of Happiness
The Lees of Happiness Sented by Sarah Gerdes

The Lees of Happiness is a short story by Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald and was first published in the "Chicago Tribune," and first published in book form in. Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940) was an American author of novels and short stories, whose works are the paradigmatic writings of the Jazz Age, a term he coined. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century.

The Camel's Back
The Camel's Back Sented by Emma

The Camel's Back was originally published in the "Saturday Evening Post" in 1920, this story was first published in book form in Tales of the Jazz Age in 1922. In the short introduction to this short story, Fitzgerald wrote, "I suppose that of all the stories I have ever written this one cost me the least travail and perhaps gave me the most amusement." The story, he confessed, was written "with the express purpose of buying a platinum and diamond wrist watch which cost six hundred dollars", and took seven hours to finish. Though it was the least-liked story by Fitzgerald in the volume, it was included in the O. Henry Memorial Collection (of the O. Henry Award) of 1920. Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940) was an American author of novels and short stories, whose works are the paradigmatic writings of the Jazz Age, a term he coined. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century.

The Diamond as Big as the Ritz

Although this novella stands out from his body of work in that it’s a playful yet sinister fairy tale, it brilliantly fuses F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ongoing lush fantasies about the extremes of wealth with his much more somber understanding of what underpins it. Loosely inspired by a summer he spent as a teenager working on a ranch in Montana, The Diamond as Big as the Ritz is Fitzgerald’s hallucinatory paean to the American West and all its promises.

May Day
May Day Sented by Emma

This somewhat unpleasant tale, published as a novelette in the "Smart Set" in July, 1920, relates a series of events which took place in the spring of the previous year. Each of the three events made a great impression upon me.

Love in the Night
Love in the Night Sented by Emma

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940) was an American author of novels and short stories, whose works are the paradigmatic writings of the Jazz Age. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. Fitzgerald is considered a member of the "Lost Generation" of the 1920s.

Jemina, the Mountain Girl
Jemina, the Mountain Girl Sented by Luis

This don't pretend to be "Literature." This is just a tale for red-blooded folks who want a story and not just a lot of "psychological" stuff or "analysis."

I Didn't Get Over
I Didn't Get Over Sented by Jacob

I Didn't Get Over (+Biography and Bibliography) (6X9po Glossy Cover Finish): I was 'sixteen in college and it was our twentieth reunion this year. We always called ourselves the "War Babies" anyhow we were all in the damn thing and this time there was more talk about the war than at any previous reunion; perhaps because war's in the air once more.

Bernice Bobs Her Hair
Bernice Bobs Her Hair Sented by Luis

Bernice, a wealthy, young Wisconsinite, travels to her aunt’s house to visit her cousin Marjorie. The pair have trouble connecting, however, and Bernice soon finds out that her cousin thinks she’s putting a damper on her social life. Bernice doesn’t know how to act at parties, so with her cousin’s help, she turns into a true society girl.

Emotional Bankruptcy
Emotional Bankruptcy Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940) was an American author of novels and short stories, whose works are the paradigmatic writings of the Jazz Age. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. Fitzgerald is considered a member of the "Lost Generation" of the 1920s.

A Short Trip Home
A Short Trip Home Sented by Sarah Gerdes

A Short Trip Home (+Biography and Bibliography) (6X9po Glossy Cover Finish): I was near her, for I had lingered behind in order to get the short walk with her from the living room to the front door. That was a lot, for she had flowered suddenly and I, being a man and only a year older, hadn't flowered at all, had scarcely dared to come near her in the week we'd been home.

At Your Age
At Your Age Sented by Steve Bark

At Your Age (+Biography and Bibliography) (6X9po Glossy Cover Finish): Tom Squires came into the drug store to buy a toothbrush, a can of talcum, a gargle, Castile soap, Epsom salts and a box of cigars.

The Mirror of Kong Ho
The Mirror of Kong Ho Sented by Christopher

Ernest Bramah (20 March 1868 - 27 June 1942), whose real name was Ernest Bramah Smith, was an English author.

The Miller's Daughter
The Miller's Daughter Sented by Sarah Gerdes

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